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Author Green, Hilary, author.

Title Educational reconstruction : African American schools in the urban South 1865-1890 / Hilary Green
Edition First edition
Published New York : Fordham University Press, 2016
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Description 1 online resource (271 pages)
Series Reconstructing America
Reconstructing America (FUP)
Contents Cover; Contents; List of Abbreviations; Introduction; PART I: ENVISIONING CITIZENSHIP AND THE AFRICAN AMERICAN SCHOOLHOUSE; 1 Remaking the Former Confederate Capital: Black Richmonders and the Transition to Public Schools, 1865-1870; 2 No Longer Slaves: Black Mobilians and the Hard Struggle for Schools, 1865-1870; PART II: CREATING ESSENTIAL PARTNERSHIPS AND RESOURCES; 3 To "Do That Which Is Best": Richmond Colored Normal and the Development of Public Schoolteachers; 4 Remaking Old Blue College: Emerson Normal and Addressing the Need for Public Schoolteachers
OP; Q; R; S; T; V; W
PART III: INTEGRATING THE AFRICAN AMERICAN SCHOOLHOUSE5 Shifting Strategies: Black Richmonders' Quest for Quality Public Schools; 6 Rethinking Partners: Black Mobilians' Struggle for Quality Public Schools; PART IV: PERFECTING THE AFRICAN AMERICAN SCHOOLHOUSE; 7 Walking Slowly but Surely: The Readjusters and the Quality School Campaigns in Richmond; 8 Still Crawling: Black Mobilians' Struggle for Quality Schools Continues; Epilogue: The Blair Education Bill and the Death of Educational Reconstruction, 1890; Acknowledgments; Notes; Bibliography; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N
Summary Book explores the post-Civil War creation of African American public schools in Richmond, Virginia and Mobile, Alabama. Urban African Americans and their partners redefined American citizenship, created essential educational resources, and ensured that children had access to a quality education taught by African American teachers at the turn-of-the-twentieth century
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Audience Specialized
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (ebrary, viewed July 25, 2016)
Print version record
Subject African American schools -- Southern States -- History -- 19th century
African Americans -- Education -- Southern States -- History -- 19th century
African Americans -- Education -- Southern States -- History
Education -- Social aspects -- Southern States
Education, Urban -- Southern States -- History -- 19th century
Schools -- Southern States -- History
Urbanization -- Southern States
African American schools.
African Americans -- Education.
Education -- Social aspects.
Education, Urban.
HISTORY / United States / Civil War Period (1850-1877).
Race relations.
Southern States -- Race relations.
Southern States.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2015031057
ISBN 0823270149
Other Titles Reconstructing America